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Most Atlas jars will have these seems.

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Or does it say "Atlas Mason"? As with any important antique, if you suspect you have a jar that's worth money, it's wise to have it professionally appraised.

It is stamped with the E-Z Seal name and comes in pint, half-pint, Kaneohe amature porn, and half-gallon sizes. Many old Hazel-Atlas bottle and jar bases may be found among beach glass.

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Kerr Glass Company. Also, the lighter weight of our current jar could make it unsafe for home canning. If it's clear or aqua, it is likely to be a genuine Atlas jar. Jars altas before were hand-finished and did not have visible seams. However, on some earlier containers, such as some of their fruit jars, the mark on the bottom may be faint or canbing embossed, and almost unrecognizable even to collectors who are familiar with Hazel-Atlas.

Most of these were made during the early and mid s. It included the glass lid and was in excellent condition.

If scratched, the jar becomes weaker at this point and can more easily break. The earliest E-Z Seal jars are from and are amber glass; they are among the most valuable.

Ovide was produced in many of the Platonite colors, especially into the s. Examine the writing on the jar itself.

Here's how to check. Hazel-Atlas eventually grew to become one of the largest glass manufacturing firms in the world, jsr second in the United States, behind Owens-Illinois Glass Company with 14 glass plants operating simultaneously. You may notice nicks and chips, but pay special attention to waves Girls fuck in Singapore ripples in the glass.

Early examples can be very valuable. Photos of authentic Atlas Mason jars Provided they are not chipped or cracked, the two square models 1 and 6 which take the 2-piece lids, could still in theory be used in following modern home canning cwnning. Look at the bottom of the jar.

How to date and value atlas mason jars

A coating is applied at the glass plant to reduce scratching and scuffing. See What is Depression Glass?

Some patterns were also made in cobalt blue and, in a few cases, amethyst. We have not yet been able to find out how they acquired the rights to use the Atlas name for this. The Hazel Atlas mark: a A nested underneath a larger H.

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It may say "Atlas" or have the Hazel-Atlas glass mark on the side. Cannung the I want to have sex anyone else Atlas jars came in many different styles, but a few are especially valuable. Older jars made by the Hazel-Atlas company will say "Atlas," while newer models made after the company was acquired may say "Atlas Mason. However, you must be very cautious buying these, as they are the most likely to be faked.

Look for Stlas Seams Examine the jar to see if it has lines or mold seams from its construction.

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It was in very good condition and included the lid. To be clear, though, these were still never the original, actual, Hazel-Atlas Mason jars certified for use and re-use as proper Mason jars. Newer examples are more uniform in texture.

Fox Terrier shotglass made by Hazel Atlas. This shape can make an Atlas jar more valuable.

Atlas Trademark Mason - Jat Mason jar features the H-over-A Atlas trademark and comes in pint, half-pint, quart, and half-gallon sizes. Consider the Color Color is another important factor.

If the jar doesn't have seams, it may be a very old example. If it's a different color ahlas purple, it may be a fake. Atlas Strong Shoulder Mason - A "strong shoulder" is a ledge above the rounded "shoulder" of the jar but below the thre for screwing on the top.

This would increase the risk of the jar breaking when used for canning. If you find these, you may have a very old Atlas jar. The other ones, which use outdated closure cahning which proved less reliable, should only be used for dry storage. There are many beautiful antique canning jars to collect, including Ball, Kerr, and others.